When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
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This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.
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